Our Clinical Services
Services at a glance
Overview Western Private Hospital was the first private hospital to offer medical, surgical, chemotherapy and radiation oncology care at a fully accredited facility all on one site. Chemotherapy treatments are available for overnight and day patients. This treatment is provided by expert staff in a modern comfortable facility. The oncology day centre is an ambulatory (walk-in/walk-out) […]
Overview Many of the procedures carried out in our Operating Theatres necessitate a hospital stay following surgery while many others are carried out as Day Surgery procedures. In most cases, patients do not need to be admitted until the day of their surgery. Not everyone is fit enough for day surgery. Careful assessment of your […]
Surgical Specialities Bariatric Colorectal Dental Ear Nose and Throat Gastroenterology General Ophthalmology Orthopaedic Gynaecology Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic & Reconstructive Urology Vascular Surgical Specialists For more information about all our visiting specialists please see the Specialist List. Other For more information about the admission and discharge process, fees, what to pack etc, please refer to […]
Overview The Western Private Hospital Cardiac Catheter Laboratory (Cath Lab) opened on 22nd August 2005. The laboratory has been equipped with the latest technology available and is supported by a team of highly qualified and experienced staff. WPH Cardiac Catheter Laboratory provides Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology services. This service is supported by the hospital’s Critical Care […]
ABOUT WESTERN PRIVATE HOSPITAL
Western Private Hospital offers services encompassing the areas of medical, surgical, cardiology and oncology.
Our facility includes a coronary care unit, day surgery ward and a day oncology unit. We have state of the art operating theatres and a cardiac catheter laboratory. Our medical staff are supported by radiology and pathology departments, a range of allied health care providers, onsite pharmacy and pastoral care workers. Western Private Hospital works in an ethical and caring manner to deliver leading edge care to the community. We have an ongoing commitment to professional development always striving to be the best at what we do, rightly earning the motto “Best in the West”. Western Private Hospital is proud to be the home of the E. J. Whitten Cancer Treatment Centre set up with the help of the E.J. Whitten Foundation. In conjunction with the Centre, a range of comprehensive diagnostic and radiation oncology services are available onsite – making diagnosis and treatment convenient for patients. We support the E.J. Whitten Foundation in its aim to increase the Australian community’s awareness of prostate cancer and raise funds for research into the disease.
Dr Brent Woods
Brent is a specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon with practice locations in Melbourne and Ballarat. He completed degrees in Science then Medicine at the University of Queensland followed by surgical training within the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Brent then completed a degree in...Find out more
Dr Gopalan Poovalingam
Areas of Interest: Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (including Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy and Laparoscopic Supra-Cervical Hysterectomy). Laparoscopy and vaginal approach for Vaginal Prolapse (and related pelvic prolapse surgeries) including Mesh reconstructive surgery. Latest minimal invasive sling procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence. Laparoscopy for Uterine Fibroids (including...Find out more
Mr Ian Michell
Qualifications: MBBS (Melb), FRACS, FRCS(Engl). Areas of Interest: Laparoscopic. Obesity. Hepatobiliary & Gastrointestinal Surgery. Website: http://www.obesitymelbourne.com.au/index.htmlFind out more